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From sub- + Italian nuvola (cloud). Compare Latin subnubilus (somewhat cloudy).


subnuvolar (not comparable)

  1. (nonce word, obsolete, poetic) Under the clouds; partly covered or obscured by cloud.
    • Milnes
      Subnuvolar lights of evening sharply slant.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for subnuvolar in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)